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Faun
Faun
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In Roman mythology, fauns are place-spirits (genii) of untamed woodland. Romans connected their fauns with the Greek satyrs, wild and orgiastic drunken followers of Bacchus (Greek Dionysus). However, they have nothing in common. Fauns and satyrs were originally quite different creatures. Now, both have horns and both resemble goats below the waist, humans above; but originally satyrs had human feet, fauns goatlike hooves. The Romans also had a god named Faunus and goddess Bona Dea(female faun), who, like the fauns, were goat-people. The faun loves to dance and play the flute.

Their habitats are forests and caves.

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